KALW | Local Public Radio
Courtesy of Pamela Price

Oakland mayoral candidate Pamela Price on police reform, SCOTUS, and revitalizing downtown

This spring, civil rights attorney Pamela Price lost the race for Alameda County District Attorney. Her name is on the ballot again, this time for mayor of Oakland.

Read More

Media Roundtable: Shane Bauer on the history of America's private prison industry

On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, Mother Jones’ award winning investigative reporter Shane Bauer joins us to discuss his new book American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment.

Read More


  Six by ten feet. That’s the average size of solitary confinement cells. Tens of thousands of people incarcerated in the United States linger in solitary confinement for weeks, months, or even decades.

Almanac - Tuesday 10/9/18

Oct 9, 2018

Today is Tuesday, the 9th of October of 2018, the 282nd day of the year.

There are 83 days remaining until the end of the year.  73 days until winter begins

28 days until Mid-Term Elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018...

Ryan Katz

In a special presentation from KALW News, it’s a story from the new podcast 70 Million, an open-source podcast looking at jail and criminal justice reform in communities across the country.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and Beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, San Francisco band NRVS LVRS (husband & wife duo Andrew Gomez and Bevin Fernandez) tell us why they chose this song by Kate Bush.

Almanac - Monday 10/8/18

Oct 8, 2018

Today is Monday, the 8th of October of 2018, is the 281st day of the year.  There are 84 days remaining until the end of the year.  74 days until winter begins

29 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018...

  On this edition of Your Call, we’ll mark Indigenous People’s Day by rebroadcasting our conversation with historian Benjamin Madley, author of An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873.

Photo courtesy of Barbara adams/modified from original

Organizational psychologist Dr. Barbara Adams says there is transformational power for everyone in diversity and inclusivity. 

Philosophy Talk: White Privilege and Racial Injustice

Oct 5, 2018

Is it a privilege or a right to be treated as you deserve to be?


It's World Teacher Day - take a moment to thank a teacher that made an impact on your life today!

Today is Friday, October 5, 2018, the 274th day of the year with 87 days remaining - 32 days until the mid-term elections, 77 days until the onset of winter.

  • Sunrise: 7:09am   
  • Sunset: 6:47pm

...giving us 11 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.  23% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 5:07pm.


On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we mark the 17th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Afghanistan. According to the UN, more than 10,000 civilians were killed or injured in 2017, and the number is expected to be even higher this year. What’s in store for the future of the war torn country?

 

Pages

Thank you supporting KALW's September campaign!

KALW is listener-powered and we appreciate your support! A big thank you to the 1900+ people who participated in our recent membership drive. We raised $284,000 toward our campaign goal of $375,000. Please help us close this gap by becoming a member and making your gift today.

Read More

KALW Election Briefs

Everything you need to know about the propositions on the ballot.

Our wonderful food donors

Thank you to all the local businesses who provided food and drink during KALW's May membership campaign. Take a moment to see who they are, and if you have the opportunity, please thank them for supporting Local Public Radio!

Read More

Almanac - Friday 10/12/18

It's International Moment of Frustration Scream Day Today is Friday, October 12, 2018, the 285th day of the year. There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year. 70 days until winter begins and 25 days until mid-term elections. Sunrise : 7:16am Sunset : 6:37pm ...giving us 11 hours and 24 minutes of daylight. 8% of the now waxing moon will be visible, rising at 10:53am.

Read More

Stay informed about the latest KALW news and events with the KALW e-newsletter.

KALW's New Podcast Page